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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team of Luxembourg.lu selected 6 worthwhile events for this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff selected some events to test out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Quality of life

Survey of the financial needs of a family in the Grand Duchy

STATEC presents its benchmark budget

This is Jean and Marie, and their two children, Lis and Theo - STATEC's model family. They need 3,935 euros per month, according to a benchmark budget - this corresponds to the net amount they need to be able to live decently in the Grand Duchy. At least that's the conclusion reached by STATEC, the national institute of statistics, in a recently published study giving details of what this model household needs financially to be able to take an active part in society in the Grand Duchy.

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Economy

Index of Economic Freedom: Luxembourg increases its score

Within two years, Luxembourg has advanced from the 21st to the 14th position

The American 'Heritage Foundation', in partnership with The Wall Street Journal, has published the 23rd edition of the 'Index of Economic Freedom'. Luxembourg comes in 14th place in this ranking which compares the degree of economic freedom in 180 countries.

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Design and Creative Industry

Jugendpräis: call for innovative projects

The SNJ invites young people with innovative projects to submit them until 15 February.

As organiser, the SNJ has just invited all young people with innovative projects to submit them until 15 February.

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Tourism

The ORT Guttland opens its doors

The ORT works together with 20 municipalities of the region.

After its creation in May 2016, the new Regional Tourist Board (Office régional de tourisme, ORT) has now officially opened its doors to the public.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team of Luxembourg.lu selected 6 worthwhile events for this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff selected some events to test out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Population

Young and old in the Grand Duchy - different lifestyles

STATEC has just published a survey of Luxembourgers' habits as far as culture and sociability are concerned. Just what does it show?

STATEC's recent study of the cultural and social habits of the Grand Duchy's inhabitants reveals that the cinema, live performances, and visits to cultural sites attract nearly 60% of the total population. It also shows that participation in cultural activities decreases with age.

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Cinema

Three Luxembourg co-productions at the 2017 Berlinale

'Barrage', 'Bye Bye Germany' and 'Richard the Stork' are the three Luxembourgish movies having been selected.

The international Berlin festival returns for its 67th edition form 9 to 19 February. The eclectic programme includes 3 Luxembourg co-productions from three different studios: Red Lion, Samsa Film and Melusine Productions.

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Digital economy

Grand Duchy one of the ten top digital economies

At the end of January 2017, the European Commission published a new European study on digital transformation. The Grand Duchy occupies an honourable 6th place.

In a country, digital technologies create new markets and business opportunities. The major challenge consists of making sure that these opportunities are seized by industrial companies and services so that digitalisation can become a job-creating lever for growth in the country.

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  • Updated 17-02-2017